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J.S.Norway
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Neil Kerr 1890/91

Post by J.S.Norway » Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:25 pm

Dumbarton and Rangers was joint league winners in 1890/91. Neil Kerr played all 18 league matches and scored 8 goals for Rangers. He is also listed with 1 game & 1 goal for Dumbarton. When did he play for Dumbarton? Is it correct, or was it maybe another Kerr who played for them?

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Re: Neil Kerr 1890/91

Post by sureitsza » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:33 am

I think there are two Kerr's.
On 24 January 1891, Dumbarton defeated Cambuslang 5-0. The Glasgow Herald reports "Kerr" in the Dumbarton line-up and scoring a goal. On the same day Neil Kerr scores in a 1-0 win for Rangers over Hearts (report in Glasgow Herald).
So unless there was different kick-off times, it is not the same player but both could be called Neil Kerr?

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid= ... page&hl=en

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Re: Neil Kerr 1890/91

Post by J.S.Norway » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:36 am

Thank you!. Yes there must have been two . Newspaper reports in England say`s "Neil Kerr, the old Cowlairs, Rangers, and Liverpool forward".

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